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Paris with kids, museums, park attractions, family events...
The Eiffel Tower is the best attraction for kids in Paris. Go to the first floor (either take the stairs or the elevator). Pick up a game book called Follow Gus. Gus is a likable fellow, curious and energetic guy. This 12-step discovery requires that you ask and answer questions about the history and mystery behind the Eiffel Tower.
The Museum Grevin has a unique display of 300 wax figures. It's fun to see Philippe Starck, Barack Obama, Celine Dion and many other famous people made with wax. They look so real. Address: Musee Grevin, 10 boulevard Montmartre 75009 Paris. Metro Grands Boulevards.
The Cite des sciences is a 35 acre park with a huge playground for 3 to 11 years old. There is a High tech museum. The Geode is an enormous globe that houses an IMAX 3D.
Jours de Fêtes à la Villette, funfair in La Villette, December to January.
Your child likes magic tricks! Discover seven rooms, a large collection of antiques objects wands, boxes of secrets, magic hat. Find here magic shows, for kids and grown-up. Optical illusions, automate, interactive games for children. Address: Musee de la magie 11 rue Saint-Paul 75004 Paris. Metro Saint Paul.
Discover a large collection of 7000 different species including extinct, endangered animals and species of marine and terrestrial worlds at the National Museum of Natural History. Address: 57 rue Cuvier 75005 Paris. Metro Jussieu
Visit Beaubourg in Paris with Kids. Amazing architecture and fun ride, external escalator to the children gallery. Your children will like outside performances, fire breathing, huge bubbles blower...
Address: 19 rue de Beaubourg Paris 4th arrondissement. Metro: Hotel de Ville.
Take your kids to Disneyland Paris. A success guaranty!
Family events in Paris:
The Grande Parade in Paris, New Year's Day, January 1st on the avenue des Champs-Elysees.
Chinese New Year, February 12, 2021
Carnaval de Paris, February 14, 2021, Promenade du Boeuf Gras, Place Gambetta to Place de la Republique.
Le Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris, famous trade show in Paris. The Agricultural Show will be hold from February 27 to March 7, 2021, 4000 animals, competitions and races.
Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain: January 28 to 31, 2021, Cirque Phoenix, Paris, 12th arrondissement.
Paris Animal Show, March 20, 21, 2021, Paris Porte de Versailles.
Foire du Trone, fun funfair in Paris from March to May. Kids love the funfairs in Paris! Address: Pelouse de Reuilly, Bois de Vincennes.
Paris Manga - Sci-Fi Show, April 10, 11, 2021, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.
The farm on the roof on the roof on the Grand Arche de la Défense April. A living farm with real animals.
Easter egg hunts in Paris in April in the Jardin des Champs-Elysees, Montmartre (place du Tertre, Musee de Montmartre), Jardin d'Acclimatation, Bercy Village, Champs-de-Mars.
Juggling Festival in April, May..
No Finish Line: kids run in May.
Le Salon Toymania, Paris antique toys, toys collections, a fair in Paris in May in the Palais des Congres Paris.
Nuit des Musées, free museums entrance. Free entrance to Museums at night. They will stay open late.
Les Pestacles: kids entertainment on the Esplanade Chateau de Vincennes from June to September.
Paris Carnival Tropical, July 4, 2021.
Paris Air Show 2021, June 21 to 27, 2021. Exhibitors, cabin interiors, flying displays. Location: Le Bourget.
SIMP: Salon de la Maison de Poupée, June 20, 2021, Novotel Paris Est.
Fête de la Musique, Paris music festival, June 21st. Free concerts.
Paris Japan Expo, July 15 to 18, 2021, Manga, video games, Paris Nord-Villepinte.
La Fete des Tuileries, funfair in Paris, Jardin des Tuileries.
Paris Plages, beach along the Seine until September.
Night at Les Invalides, sound and light, Esplanade des Invalides until September.
Fete a Neu-Neu , August to October, funfair in Bois de Boulogne.
Festival Jazz à la Villette for kids in August September
Little Villette & Cité de la Musique, Philharmonie.
Disneyland Paris 10k in September.
runDisney Kids Races* in September.
European Heritage Days, September 18, 19, 2021. Free entry to buildings that are generally not opened to the public.
La Plage de Glazart is a beach opened until September, located at the avenue de la Villette.
Famillathlon in September, location Champs-de-Mars Paris.
Animal Expo in October, Parc Floral de Paris.
Kids can Rollerblade on the rooftop of the Tower Montparnasse from October to November.
Kidexpo, October 21 to 24, 2021, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.
Mon Premier Festival, October.
Comic Con Paris, October, Grande Halle de la Villette, Parc de la Villette.
Paris Games Week, October November, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.
Salon du chocolate, Paris chocolate Fair, October 28 to November 1, 2021, Paris Porte de Versailles.
Le Salon Fantastique, October, November. Fair of the Imaginery at the Espace Champerret. Fantasy, imaginery, magie. Free for children if they are costumed or are under 7 years old.
Ice rink at Galeries Lafayette in November, December.
The largest ice rink in the world, Le Grand Palais des Glaces in December to January.
Christmas window displays at the Galeries Lafayette, at the Bon Marche Rive gauche in November December.
Christmas Village and Christmas Markets in Paris on Champs-Elysees avenue, at La Defense, at Notre-Dame Cathedral.
Christmas lights in Paris on the avenue Champs-Elysees, avenue Montaigne.
Parc Asterix from CDG Airport buses run to the park.
36km north of Paris with an authentic Gaulish Village, a roman Arena and a terrifying roller-coaster. you can watch sword play by musketeers. A lot of fun for children.
Jardin d'acclimatation M/RER Porte Maillot.
A traditional amusement park located in the Bois de boulogne. Take the petit train (small train). The park has a small zoo, a hall of mirrors, a circus.
The Aquaboulevard is the water park in Paris.
Disneyland Paris is the most visited park near Paris. Enjoy fun rides, shows and activities for kids. Easy access to Disneyland, with RER takes only 45 minutes!
Parc Zoologique de Paris Vincennes 53 Avenue de Saint-Maurice 75012 Paris. Metro Porte Doree. Open from Monday to Saturday 9 am to 6 pm. Your children will be very happy to watch the acrobatic gibbons, baboons, macaques...
Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes 57 rue Cuvier 75005. Metro Gare d'Austerlitz. This small zoo is fun fun with monkeys, ostriches, flamingos...also a petting zoo. Open every day 9am to 5pm.
Institut Oceanographique 195 rue Saint-Jacques 75005 Paris. Metro Luxembourg. 7 tropical fish aquariums, a tank where you can touch starfish, urchins and crabs.
Looking for a place to celebrate your kid's birthday: find the best ideas for kids' birthday: cooking lessons, painting, museums, parks, circus.
Have fun in Paris with kids!
Arc de Triomphe
Bois de Vincennes
Bois de Boulogne
Jardin du Luxembourg
Philharmonie de Paris